Jamie and Frank McCourt meet in court


mccourtslogo.jpgWith the principal combatants sitting at their respective tables, but not making eye contact, the lawyers are busy today doing their best to make the other McCourt look bad. Dennis Wasser, for Team Jamie, argued for her $1 million-a-month support request by detailing the couple's lavish lifestyle while together. He even got in a little Passover allusion, asking "why is this case different from all other cases?" Sorrell Trope, for Team Frank, alleged that Jamie used one Holmby Hills house just for swimming, and kept one Malibu home "to do her laundry.” The hearing is expected to continue this afternoon. LAT, CBS 2 video, KTLA, KABC

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